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Industry and Manufacturing

ERIA examines various parts of industry and manufacturing starting from small and medium enterprises to multinational corporations and from intra-industry to international inter-industry connection. By using case studies from various industries in many countries, the researchers analyse industrial development and transformation, public-private partnership, production and logistic networks, technology transfer and spillover, industry sustainability, and industry integrations.

industry and manufacturing, Regulation and Governance

SMEs in Asia and Globalization

01 March 2008

List of Project Members MR. PETER BAILEY: Research Economist, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), New Zealand. DR. LIU XIANGFENG : Senior Fellow, … Read More

Macroeconomy, industry and manufacturing, Infrastructure

Developing a Roadmap toward East Asian Economic Integration

01 March 2008

List of Project Members DR. JENNY CORBETT: Executive Director, Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC), Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University (ANU), Australia. … Read More

Macroeconomy, industry and manufacturing, Innovation and Technology

"Analyses of Industrial Agglomeration, Production Networks and FDI Promotion"

01 March 2008

List of Project Members Mohamed Ariff (Project Leader): Executive Director, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER), Malaysia. Sau Sisovanna : Senior Researcher, Cambodian Institute … Read More

infrastructure, industry and manufacturing, Southeast Asia, development, geographical simulation model

Predicting Long-Term Effects of Infrastructure Development Projects in Continental South East Asia: IDE Geographical Simulation Model

02 December 2008

It is important to develop a rigorous economic geography model for predicting changes in the location of population and industries across regions in the process … Read More

Why Is the East Asia Industrial Corridor Needed?

01 January 2009

Abstract The East Asia Industrial Corridor Project, in particular the Southern Corridor and its extension, can be a path-breaking effort for attaining both deepening economic … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Innovation and Technology

The Spatial Structure of Production/Distribution Networks and Its Implication for Technology Transfers and Spillovers

01 March 2009

This paper argues that a variety of firm specificity supported by sophisticated inter-firm relationships is essential for understanding the mechanics and spatial structure … Read More

Sustainable Automobile Society in East Asia

01 March 2009

Full Report RPR-2008-7 Contents Front cover Contents Preface Executive Summary of ERIA Research Project Introduction WG Structure Approach to Clean Air in Asia (Based on … Read More

Environment, industry and manufacturing, Regulation and Governance

3R Policies for Southeast and East Asia

01 March 2009

Full Report RPR-2008-6-1 Contents Front cover Preface Contents of the Report Member of Working Group Executive Summary and Policy Recommendation Chapter 1 Development of the … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Regulation and Governance

Research on Development Strategies for CLMV Countries

01 March 2009

Full Report RPR-2008-5 Contents Front cover Project Members Contents Executive Summary Chapter 1 Industrial Development Strategy in CLMV Chapter 2 Special Economic Zones and Economic … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Innovation and Technology

Development of Regional Production and Logistic Networks in East Asia

01 March 2009

Full Report RPR-2008-4-1 Contents Front cover Authors of Contents Executive Summary 1. Industrial Agglomeration and Technology Upgrading and Innovation: The Experience of Indonesia 2. Sources … Read More

Human Capital, industry and manufacturing

Developing Internationally Comparable Industrial Statistics in East Asia

01 March 2009

Full Report RPR-2008-2 Contents Front cover Preface Contents Executive Summary (PART-I, PART-II) PART-I Developing Internationally comparable Industrial Statistics in East Chapter 1:Background of the Study … Read More

Macroeconomy, industry and manufacturing

Deepening East Asian Economic Integration

01 March 2009

Full Report RPR-2008-1 Contents Front cover Table of Contents, List of Project Members, Executive Summary CHAPTER 1. Deepening Economic Integration in East Asia: CHAPTER 2. … Read More

Stability of Production Networks in East Asia:Duration and Survival of Trade

02 March 2009

Abstract This paper sheds light on the stability of international production networks in East Asia from the perspective of the duration and survival of … Read More

Learning-by-exporting in Korean Manufacturing: A Plant-level Analysis

03 March 2009

Abstract The paper analyzes whether firms that start exporting become more productive utilizing recently developed sample matching procedures to control the problems from self-selection … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Trade

Plant Entry in a More Liberalised Industrialisation Process: An Experience of Indonesian Manufacturing during the 1990s

06 March 2009

Some major policy changes towards a more open trade and investment regime occurred in Indonesia during the 1980s and 1990s. The impact of … Read More

Investment

Gains from Fragmentation at the Firm Level:Evidence from Japanese Multinationals in East Asia

07 March 2009

Abstract The unprecedented development of production networks in East Asia has been investigated, both theoretically and empirically, employing the conceptual framework of fragmentation theory and … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Innovation and Technology

Vertical and Horizontal FDI Technology Spillovers: Evidence from Thai Manufacturing

07 March 2009

This paper examines Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) spillover, using an unbalanced panel data set of the manufacturing survey of Thailand during the period … Read More

International Production Networks and Export/Import Responsiveness to Exchange Rates: The case of Japanese Manufacturing Firms

08 March 2009

Abstract This paper examines how international production/distribution networks provide individual firms with exporting/importing responsiveness to exchange rate movements. With the micro-data of Japanese manufacturing … Read More

Business Views on Trade Facilitation

01 May 2009

Abstract Business views on the most important barriers to trade facilitation are taken from two region-wide surveys in 2006 covering the ASEAN priority integration … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Infrastructure

Border Area Development in the GMS:Turning the Periphery into the Center of Growth

03 May 2009

Border area development is neither an original nor a brand new idea of the author. It has long been discussed in a variety … Read More

Fragmentation in East Asia: Further Evidence

01 October 2009

Abstract This paper analyzes the spatial pattern of production/distribution networks in East Asia. Two issues are investigated. The one is how the formation of … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Competitiveness

Foreign Presence Spillovers and Firms' Export Response:Evidence from the Indonesian Manufacturing

01 December 2009

This paper examines the existence of spillovers associated with the presence of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on a firm's decision to export, and on … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Macroeconomy

Spatial Architecture of the Production Networks in Southeast Asia

01 February 2010

The main purpose of this paper is to provide empirical evidence on the inter-firm production networks in Southeast Asian developing economies. Using firm-level … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Trade

Search-theoretic Approach to Securing New Suppliers: Impacts of Geographic Proximity for Importer and Non-importer

02 February 2010

This paper empirically examines whether firms consider geographic proximity as they seek for a new supplier. While addressing the difference between importers and … Read More

Innovation and Technology

Innovation in Linked and Non-linked Firms: Effects of Variety of Linkages in East Asia

03 February 2010

This paper proposes a new mechanism linking innovation and networks in developing economies to detect explicit production and information linkages. It investigates the … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Innovation and Technology

The Impacts of Face-to-face and Frequent Interactions on Innovation: Upstream-Downstream Relations

04 February 2010

This paper proposes a new mechanism linking innovation and networks in developing economies to identify explicit production and information linkages and investigates the … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Human Capital

Capacity Building for Statisticians in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (CLM)

01 March 2010

List of Project Members MR. YASUSHI NAKAMURA (TEAM LEADER): Senior Researcher, Regional Development Institute, International Development Center of Japan (IDCJ), Japan. MS. PIN PIN … Read More

Policy

3R Policies for Southeast and East Asia (FY2009)

01 March 2010

Members Of Working Group Enri Damanhuri (PROJECT LEADER): Professor, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia. Michikazu Kojima (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Director, Environment and Natural Resource Studies … Read More

Labour and Migration, industry and manufacturing

Causes and Consequences of Globalization in East Asia: What Do The Micro Data Analyses Show?

01 March 2010

List of Project Members DR.SHUJIRO URATA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies,Waseda University, Japan; Senior Researcher Advisor to the Executive Director, Economic Research … Read More

Geographical Simulation Analysis for Logistic Enhancement in East Asia

01 March 2010

List of Project Members Mr. Satoru KUMAGAI: Deputy Director,Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, JAPAN. Dr. Toshitaka GOKAN : Economic Integration Studies … Read More

Infrastructure, industry and manufacturing

A Study on Upgrading Industrial Structure of CLMV Countries

01 March 2010

List of Project Members Ruth Banomyong: Director, Centre for Logistics Research, Thammasat University. Masami Ishida : Senior Research Fellow, Bangkok Research Center, IDE-JETRO. … Read More

Innovation and Technology, Infrastructure

Fostering Production and Science & Technology Linkages to Stimulate Innovation in ASEAN

01 March 2010

List of Project Members Project Leader Patarapong Intarakumnerd: College of Innovation, Thammasat University, Thailand. Project Member Sunil Mani: Centre for Development Studies, India. … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Trade

EAS-ERIA Biodiesel Fuel Trade Handbook: 2010

01 July 2010

List of Working Group Members/Authors This handbook was edited by ERIA Research Project Working Group on "Benchmarking of Biodiesel Fuel Standardizationin East Asia" with result … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Innovation and Technology

How ICTs Raise Manufacturing Performance: Firm-level Evidence in Southeast Asia

01 August 2010

This paper examines the effects of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on business performance, using firm-level data obtained through a questionnaire survey in … Read More

industry and manufacturing, Trade

International Production Networks in Machinery Industries: Structure and Its Evolution

01 September 2010

This paper intensively employs annual international trade statistics obtained from the UN Comtrade and examines to what degree East Asian countries have participated … Read More

Machinery Trade in East Asia, and the Global Financial Crisis

01 October 2010

Abstract The global financial crisis since Q3 2008 has influenced the world economy, including that of East Asia. This paper focuses on international production/distribution … Read More

The Comprehensive Asia Development Plan

01 October 2010

List of Project Members Professor Fukunari Kimura: Chief Economist, ERIA. Dr. Ponciano S. Intal, Jr. : Senior Researcher, ERIA. Mr. So Umezaki: Researcher, … Read More

Comprehensive Asia Development Plan and Beyond -Growth Strategies for More Prosperous and Equitable East Asia-

02 October 2010

Abstract Let's dream of our bright and prosperous future. In the year of 2020, sixteen East Asia Summit (EAS) member countries can reach doubled per … Read More

Fragmentation and Changes in the Asian Trade Network

01 January 2011

Abstract The Asian trade network is increasingly fragmented, resulting in higher dependence on supplies of goods and services from neighbouring countries. The update OECD Input-Output … Read More

Location Choice of Multinational Enterprises in China: Comparison between Japan and Taiwan

01 March 2011

Abstract This paper explores the location choice of MNEs in China, shedding special light on the role of agglomeration of same-nationality firms. In particular, … Read More

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